At Veo, we are on a mission to end car dependency by making clean transportation accessible to all and advancing the next generation of fully electric micro-mobility systems. Our fleets are constantly evolving and feature a range of vehicles - from pedal and electric bicycles, to standing and seated e-scooters, e-cargo bikes, and ADA accessible devices. We design and build our own vehicles, hardware, and software systems in house and run all our local operations to provide safe, efficient, and responsive mobility services that make communities more sustainable and livable. We are looking for exceptionally talented individuals who are ready to develop and implement new solutions to these exciting challenges. We are headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, but are hiring across the U.S. Join us!
As Community Events Specialist, you will work closely with the Director of Government Partnerships and team of Policy and Partnerships Managers to develop and drive relationships with Community Based Organizations (CBOs), elected officials, and advocacy groups in our active markets, as well as plan and execute public events in Veo’s existing and new markets across the U.S. You will own cross-functional processes to plan, budget, coordinate, train
staff, and execute Veo’s in-market events to maximize Veo’s resources and impact in the communities where we operate. Your efforts will ensure Veo meets and exceeds education and community engagement requirements across its markets.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Identify and advise Veo teams as to community engagement permit/contract requirements; plan events/actions to ensure compliance.
- Power map potential partners and build relationships with non-governmental entities.
- Own internal process to ensure markets have materials and capacity for required events, including for the planning, coordination, and execution of new market launches and community events. Ensure a clear workflow with other internal stakeholders such as communications and graphic design, field operations, and business operations.
- Support the development of presentations and “toolkit” materials to showcase Veo’s services, values, and community impact; empower Veo’s local operations teams to grow event capacity.
- Manage the translation of community engagement success to RFP and permit applications.
Qualifications and Skills
- 1-3 years of experience working on public outreach and/or events management, or similar background in urban/transportation planning, politics, urban development, or public affairs
- Comfort working cross-functionally and managing interplay between internal stakeholders with possibly differing incentives; ability to quickly balance competing interests with the goal to find broadly supported and implementable solutions
- Experience interacting with and organizing diverse interests across various city agencies and bureaucracies, advocacy groups, non-profits, and other stakeholders.
- Entrepreneurial and scrappy spirit - you’re comfortable with ambiguity and with a bias for action.
- Proven ability to effectively lead cross-functional efforts to manage complex projects effectively and responsibly.
- Natural people connector and responsible relationship builder.
- Ability to effectively communicate with varied and diverse audiences - you can tell a story or write a “run of show” memo.
- Ability to prioritize and maintain attention to detail and meet deadlines across varied projects.
- Love traveling (up to 50%) and welcome last-minute arrangements.
Nice to Have
- Fluent or conversational in Spanish
Benefits and Perks
- Unlimited PTO
- Medical/dental/vision coverage and 401k
- Opportunity to work in a fast-paced, early-stage technology company
- Veo credits
- Commitment to professional development and mentorship
The expected salary range for this position is $40,000- $60,000 with potential for bonus and equity. The listed range is a good faith estimate, and exact compensation and total package may vary depending on market conditions and candidate qualifications.
*Note: Disclosure as required by NYC Pay Transparency Law